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2010-10-06 14:52:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced the opening of the Bunge Ingredient Innovation Center (BIIC) for Edible Oils & Carbohydrates in Bradley, Ill. This center combines Bunge's food ingredient innovation and pilot plant facilities into one location. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/NY77986 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/NY77986 ) "As a global leader in...

2010-10-06 09:19:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Alan Gever discussed the Company's strategies and progress to date at the Craig-Hallum Capital Alpha Select Conference. The presentation was in New York, NY at 9:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. "Smart Balance is well-positioned to capitalize on trends in the marketplace including concerns about health and an aging population. According to a recent survey,...

2010-10-04 07:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) is launching Smart Balance(TM) Lactose-Free Fat Free and Calcium milk, the latest addition to its popular line of enhanced milks and innovative heart healthier products. The makers of Smart Balance created the lactose-free products to meet the needs of the estimated 50 million people in the U.S. who are lactose intolerant and cannot digest milk products. "We are pleased to offer lactose-free milks which taste great...

2010-10-01 15:14:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) announced today that Alan Gever, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Smart Balance, Inc., will make a presentation at the Craig-Hallum Capital Group 2010 Alpha Select Conference in New York, NY, on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 9:40 a.m. EDT. Smart Balance's presentation will last approximately 30 minutes, and will be available via webcast. Only conference attendees will be able to ask...

2010-10-02 05:15:00

For the past 25 years or more health experts have warned that saturated fat was a major cause of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, new evidence has shown that saturated fat intake has only a very small impact on the risk of CVD, which has caused many experts to change their stance on the evils of saturated fat. The Global Dairy Platform has promoted several research articles published in the October issue of Lipids, which provides evidence of recent advances in...

2010-09-22 06:54:00

OTTAWA, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE) celebrates 25 years of business by opening its corporate headquarters' doors to the public and providing tours of its kitchen facility. The day is also an opportunity for people to meet the woman behind the healthy eating phenomenon, Seattle Sutton. Guests may also enter prize drawings and take home a healthy, delicious SSHE lunch. SSHE was started by registered nurse, Sutton, in 1985 as a way to help...

2010-09-13 13:23:37

University of Missouri scientists create a vegetable oil from soybeans that is much healthier than others Years of research has proven that saturated and trans fats clog arteries, make it tough for the heart to pump and are not valuable components of any diet. Unfortunately, they are contained in many foods. Now, a University of Missouri research team has developed a soybean which produces oil that is naturally low in saturated and trans fats. "When we started this research, we were looking...

2010-08-16 13:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans increasingly recognize soyfoods' ability to reduce the risk of heart disease and appear primed to embrace emerging biotech soybean oils with even more heart health benefits. The United Soybean Board's (USB) 17th annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition survey reports that 34 percent of consumers recognize soy's heart-healthy properties, up significantly from 27 percent in 2009. Eighty-five percent of respondents consider heart-healthy soybean...

2010-07-15 02:59:05

Study is first to look at trans fat trends in major fast food chains Five major fast food chains have significantly decreased trans fats in the oils they use to cook food, according to new research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. The latest research findings suggest that major fast food chains may have been responsive to health concerns from the public and that potential future marketplace shifts to watch for in response to current nutrition concerns include changes...

2010-07-13 15:35:00

CINCINNATI, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pierre Foods, Inc. today officially unveiled Smart Picks (TM)--its new line of more nutritious school menu options--at the School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference, giving students across the nation a reason to look forward to cafeteria lunches this coming fall. While other food manufacturers have committed to offering students more nutritious meal options in the coming two to five years, Smart Picks will be ready to serve in cafeterias...

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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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